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Anthony Eden (I) (1897–1977)

Anthony Eden was born on June 12, 1897 in Windlestone, Durham, England as Robert Anthony Eden. He is known for his work on The Sorrow and the Pity (1969), The World at War (1973) and World in Action (1963). He was married to Clarissa Spencer-Churchill and Beatrice Beckett. He died on January 14, 1977 in Alvediston, Wiltshire, England. See full bio »

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Known For

The Sorrow and the Pity Self, Winston Churchill's foreign Secretary 1940-1945
The World at War Foreign Secretary 1940 / Self - British Foreign Secretary / Self - Foreign Affairs 1945 / Self - Foreign Secretary / Self - War Cabinet 1940-45 / Self - War Minister 1940
The Final Solution Self - Foreign Secretary


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 2004 This Morning (TV Series)
- Episode dated 23 June 2004 (2004) ... Self
 1976 The Book Programme (TV Series documentary)
- Episode #3.35 (1976) ... Self (as Lord Avon)
 1975 The Final Solution (TV Mini Series documentary)
Self - Foreign Secretary
- The Final Solution: Auschwitz - Part Two (1975) ... Self - Foreign Secretary (as Lord Avon)
 1973-1974 The World at War (TV Series documentary)
Self - Foreign Affairs 1945 / Self - Foreign Secretary / Self - British Foreign Secretary / ...
- Reckoning: 1945... and After (1974) ... Self - Foreign Affairs 1945 (as Lord Avon)
- The Bomb: February-September 1945 (1974) ... Self - Foreign Secretary (as Lord Avon)
- Genocide: 1941-1945 (1974) ... Self - British Foreign Secretary (as Lord Avon)
- Home Fires: Britain - 1940-1944 (1974) ... Self - War Cabinet 1940-45 (as Lord Avon)
- Alone: May 1940-May 1941 (1973) ... Self - War Minister 1940 / Foreign Secretary 1940 (as Lord Avon)
 1969 The Sorrow and the Pity (Documentary)
Self, Winston Churchill's foreign Secretary 1940-1945
 1968 Dad's Army (TV Series)
- The Man and the Hour (1968) ... Self (voice, uncredited)
 1967 Munich or Peace in Our Time (TV Movie documentary)
 1964 The Twentieth Century (TV Series documentary)
- Anthony Eden (1964) ... Self
 1964 World in Action (TV Series documentary)
- Vietnam (1964) ... Self (as Lord Avon)
 1963 Town Meeting of the World (TV Movie)
 1962 Biography (TV Series documentary)
 1951 Meet the Press (TV Series)
Self - British Foreign Secretary
- Sir Anthony Eden (1951) ... Self - British Foreign Secretary
 1945 Berlinskaya konferentsiya 17 iulya: 2 avgusta 1945 (Documentary short)
Self (uncredited)
 1945/XIII Universal Newsreel (Documentary short)
 1945/VII Universal Newsreel (Documentary short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Wrote the foreword to "The Literature of Politics" by T.S. Eliot.

Publicity Listings:

5 Print Biographies | 20 Portrayals | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Lord Avon | Sir Anthony Eden


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Clarissa Spencer-Churchill  (his death) | See more »

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He had a very clear sense of purpose. He was never violent in speech, nor brash, but quiet and [he] insisted oh the things that mattered to him. Stalin was ruthless and cruel, no doubt, but remarkable. See more »


In a television interview in 1966 he called on the United States to halt its bombing of North Vietnam and to concentrate on developing a peace plan "that might conceivably be acceptable to Hanoi.". See more »


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